Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African-American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Dorothy West’s Paradise:
A Biography of Class and Color

by Cherene Sherrard-Johnson
(Rutgers University Press)

God’s Fields:
Landscape, Religion, and Race in Moravian Wachovia

by Leland Ferguson
(University Press of Florida)

Making History:
African Collectors and the Canon of African Art

by Sylvester Okwondu Ogbechie
(Harry N. Abrams)

Ralph Ellison and the Genius of America
by Timothy Parrish
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Word, Like Fire:
Maria Stewart, the Bible, and the Rights of African Americans

by Valerie C. Cooper
(University of Virginia Press)

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